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  • ZAMBIA and Tanzania last week agreed to revamp and recapitalize the TAZARA railway and expand the TAZAMA pipeline following a change in objectives from the transportation of crude oil to finished products
  • The partner governments also plan to implement a turn-around strategy that would optimize the potential of the track
  • Small settlements and towns along the line, for instance, Mlimba, Makambako, and Ifakara are some of the small towns that have developed tremendously and to some extent still depend on the railway line for transportation

Zambia and Tanzania have agreed to revamp and recapitalize the TAZARA railway and expand the TAZAMA pipeline following a change in objectives from the transportation of crude oil to finished products.

The two countries are neighbours only separated by a colonial boundary. The two nations enjoy cordial relations with shared experiences in various human undertakings.

In the past, the warm bilateral cooperation between the two …

  • Cuba to send teachers and lecturers to Zimbabwe as part of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the education sector.
  • Bindura University in Mashonaland Central is the fruit of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
  • Rwanda is set to receive close to 500 Zimbabwean teachers by September this year.

Despite a protracted economic crisis that has decimated Zimbabwe’s social services and infrastructure, its education has retained its ranking among the best in Africa.

Cuba will this year send teachers and lecturers to Zimbabwe as part of enhancing bilateral cooperation in the education sector. The teachers and lecturers, whose number is yet to be confirmed, are expected in the country by August. The remarks were made by the Chargé d’Affaires from the Embassy of Cuba in Zimbabwe, Counsellor Yoisy Ford García in the context of Africa´s Day. The visit was the culmination of different activities organized by the Cuban Embassy to commemorate the …

  • UAE overtakes South Africa to become Zimbabwe’s top trading partner for the first time. Although total exports declined by 8,05 per cent in January 2022
  • Trade and diplomatic relations between Harare and Dubai deepen
  • Zimbabwe stands a huge chance to expand to the entire gulf region market with UAE as the gateway

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranks first in Zimbabwean exports for the first time. Although exports to UAE declined between January 2022 and December 2021 by 5,8 per cent, UAE still topped the list.

This is displayed in the latest trading statistical reports from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat). Such a development dovetails with the Second Republic’s schemes to propel an export-led growth strategy. In other words, Zimbabwe has great potential to expand its export footprint to the UAE and the entire Gulf region market using UAE as a critical gateway.

According to the agency, South Africa …

  • Japan has announced plans of investing $42 billion in India over the next five years to boost trade and cooperation between the two Asian nations
  • Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the investment would be spread across several industries, including green energy and urban infrastructure
  • The two countries also committed to strengthening securities ties across the Indo-Pacific region during the visit

Japan will invest $42 billion in India over the next five years to boost trade and cooperation between the two Asian nations.

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the investment would be spread across several industries, including green energy and urban infrastructure.

He announced the investment deal during his first state visit to India since taking up office.

The two countries also committed to strengthening securities ties across the Indo-Pacific region during the visit.

They also discussed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

“The Russian attack is a serious matter as …

  • Kenyan investors amount to 30 per cent of investors on the island.
  • Zanzibar has seen a strong development as a highly attractive tourism destination with growth rates of 15 per cent and above each year.
  • Kenyan investors seeking to expand their investment portfolios can buy projects in Fumba Town and The Soul in Zanzibar.

Kenya investors have turned to Zanzibar as a new investment destination following the opening up of the island’s economy to foreign investors.

According to a German real estate firm CPS, Kenyan investors amount to 30 per cent of investors betting on the island.

“We are seeing a lot of interest from Kenyans who want to invest in the island, Kenya is currently the third-largest investor after Tanzanian locals in first place followed by UAE,” said Sebastian Dietzold, Chief Executive CPS.

The firm set up operations in the Kenyan market, to offer investment opportunities for real estate …